Neil Dowler (Chairman)
Maroon shirts, shorts and socks
Blue Striped shirts,blue shorts and socks
Dinas Park, Porth
Neil Dowler (Chairman)
Porth Football History. 1902-Present.
AFC Porth are the latest in a number of sides to have represented the town of Porth, situated at the junction of the Rhondda Fawr and Rhondda Fach valleys, and a hot bed for the game of Association Football for over a 100 years.
1902-Porth, entered into the newly formed South Wales League.
1919-Porth Athletic entered the newly reformed Welsh National League.Became champions in 1921/1922.
1933- Porth United, were elected to the Welsh National League where they remained until resigning after season 1936-37
1946-.Porth Welfare was formed competing in the Welsh League, the Welfare’s demise ended with their extinction in the 1970s.
1950-During Porth Welfare’s time, a company team, Beatus United, was formed.Starting in the Rhondda League, Beatus were promoted to the South Wales Amateur League in 1964.
1984- A Decision was made to change the name of Beatus United to AFC Porth .Under the guidance of Mr Ray Hacker rapid promotion from the South Wales Amateur League,winning the Corinthian Cup, AFC Porth had a meteoric rise up the divisions of the Welsh League.
1992- With the formation of the League of Wales, AFC Porth won the Division Two title in successive seasons.
1996- To provide the club with a bigger marketing profile, AFC Porth was renamed AFC Rhondda .
2004- Reverted back to AFC Porth.
2007- Unfortunately AFC Porth were relegated from the Welsh League and returned to the South Wales Amateur League for season 2007-8.
2008- Returned to the Welsh League at the first attempt, the first to do this feat since the inception of the Welsh Football Pyramid System.
2009- Promoted Div. 2
2011- Promoted Div. 1
2014- AFC Porth won the Nathaniel Car Sales League Cup.
2015- Relegated to Div. 2
2017-Stuart Brock took over for season 17/18, assisted by Jamie Hallett, two local lads with the Black Dragons running through their blood.
Aged 32, Striker, Prev Club Blaenrhonndda, Joined 2008.
Dazzling at times, horizontal, so laid back, Player Manager.
|Thomas James Haley|
Aged 25, Striker; Prev Club Pontyclun Joined 2017.
Exciting talent lightening quick with an eye for goal.
Versatile midfielder.forward with a knack for scoring goals.
Age 30, Defender Prev Club Ton Pentre, Joined 2017.
Adds much needed experience, dependable, returns after short spell away.
Aged 19, Defender, Prev Club Ton Pentre, Re-Joined 2017.
Cool, calm composed with a sweet left foot, former Youth Product.
Aged 28, Goalkeeper, Prev club Cwm Welfare, Joined 2017.
Great shot stopper, non-stop talker, born leader..
Age 19, Defender, Prev Club Ton & Gelli, Joined 2017.
Exciting talent, left sided player, will fit in well.
Age 20, Prev Club AFC Porth Youth, Joined 2009
Part of the “Wrighty” Footballing dynasty, calm, collected likes to get forward.
Age 19, Midfield, Prev Club Ferndale Ath, Joined 2017.
Gifted player for one so young, heart of the midfield.
Age 33, Prev Club Pencoed Ath, joined 2017
Cultured midfielder, with some good pedigree.
Aged 19, Striker, Prev Club Ton Pentre, Re-Joined 2017.
Big, bustling centre forward leads line well. Former Youth Product
Aged 29 Striker Prev club Ynyshir Albions, Joined 2014.
Non-stop, all action, getting rewards for all his hard work, started find the net.
Age 30 ,Striker ,Prev Club Pontypridd, Joined 2017
Returns to the game after a spell away.
Age 20, Midfield Prev Club Cambrian&Clydach, Joined 2017.
Great attitude, not stop worker for his team, no mean skill either, one to watch.
Aged 19, Defender, Prev Club AFC Porth Youth, Joined 2015.
Cultured player, great reader of the game for one so young, big future.
Aged 33, Midfield, Prev Club AFC Gilfach, Joined 2017,
Experienced player likes to dictate play, great left foot on set pieces.
Age 28, Defender, Prev Club AFC Gilfach, Joined 2017.
Right back, or right side midfield, all action, keeps team going forward.
Age 28, Midfield, Prev Club Barry, Joined 2017.
Makes midfield tick, does hard work, plenty flair to go with the “Dog”
Aged 31, Striker, Prev Club Llantwit Fadre, Joined 2017.
Experienced front runner, works tirelessly for his team mates.
Age 23, Prev Club Cwm Welfare.
Has played for AFC Llanelli,Merthyr Town, and represented wales at Semi-Pro level, sweet left foot, great dead ball striker.
Age 34,Prev Club Merthyr Saints, Joined 2017.
Returning to the game after a spell away.